Unnecessary force caused the death of an elderly man in mental crisis. Body worn cameras “malfunctioned” so the entire exchanges are not captured. This incident underlines the need for PERT and MCRT.
August 27, 2021 Re: Public Safety, Masks and Vaccination, and Extremism in the SDPD We are seeing many disturbing signs from the San Diego Police Department. The extremist social posts continue, suggesting that masks and vaccination are some form of oppression. That would be bad enough, but we are also told this isn’t just an […]
A plaque celebrating how soon his career a Sheriff’s Department Sergeant tased 25 people was wholly inappropriate. The fact that this award seems to have been on open display in his office for nearly 10 years calls the culture into question.
The NAACP San Diego Branch is gravely concerned by a recent leaked post (see attached) on the Police Officers’ Association forum reputedly made by a San Diego Police Officer, in regards to masking and vaccinations. This post mentions 2nd Amendment rights, alleges there would be support of hundreds of officers in resisting the lawful government of our City and State.
We are gratified that El Cajon Superior Court Judge Patricia Cookson has decided that the very significant mismatches between Mr Dages’ statements about the arrest of Mr Amaurie Johnson and citizen video of that same arrest warrant a trial.
The NAACP San Diego Branch, along with the Voice & Viewpoint, will be presenting a webinar on how to keep ourselves and our children safe from the COVID-19 Delta Variant.
Cathedral Catholic High School and players should not compete in an “Honor Bowl” without first apologizing to Lincoln High School for the t-shirt incident.
2021-07-17 Re: Honoring John Lewis This Thursday, July 17th, will mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of Representative John Lewis. In San Diego Bay, the Navy will christen the USNS John Lewis in his honor. We are glad that the Navy is naming a ship after Representative Lewis. We hope the christening will spark […]
“Southeast San Diego” is the incorrect way to refer to our communities. Specific community names should be used when possible. Otherwise, “Southeastern San Diego” is the proper term.
CIF and San Diego City Conference Should Reopen Investigation Into Catholics vs. Convicts T-Shirt Incident
The NAACP San Diego Branch joins the Lincoln High School community in calling on the San Diego City Conference and California Interscholastic Federation to reopen the investigation into the t-shirt incident. We seek equity for the Lincoln community by requesting that the CIF and San City Conference reconsider the sanctions for Cathedral Catholic High School in light of the appropriate sanctions imposed on Coronado High School.